Netflix to launch in Russia

Get ready for some Cyrillic subtitles. Netflix will be launching in Russia this month, according to Russian newspaper Izvestia. (You can read the original report here – if you can read Russian.) Initially, the Russian Netflix service will only be available via smart TV sets and set-top boxes. The Russian expansion is only the latest conquest in Netflix’s steady march to global domination. The streaming service is already available in multiple European countries, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan; an expansion into Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan is planned for early this year.

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